Monthly Archives: April 2022

Nature

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use something from nature…I picked FLOWERS!

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Here’s the details…

  • Polished Pink – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Night of Navy – cut out largest Fabulous Frame, Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through Splatters Folder, add behind frame, add to frame to card front
  • Basic White – stamp large flower in Balmy Blue with Pacific Point center accent and Polished Pink with Melon Mambo center accent, stamp leaves in Granny Apple Green, cut everything out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Soft Seafoam – stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut out using stitched banner from Stylish Shapes dies, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Flowing Flowers
Paper: Basic White, Polish Pink, Night of Navy, Soft Seafoam
Ink: Night of Navy, Balmy Blue, Pacific Point, Polished Pink, Melon Mambo, Granny Apple Green
Other: Fabulous Frames Dies, Stylish Shapes Dies, Stripes & Splatters Embossing Folders, Iridescent Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Lori has been up to!

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Sending Smiles

Happy Thursday! This week it’s sketch inspiration time…

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I couldn’t wait to use the new Sending Smiles with this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Abstract Beauty DSP – multicolor print – 3 3/4 x 5 and back side 1 1/4 x 5, add both to card front
  • Basic White – 2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp flowers in Blushing Bride, centers in Versmark and gold emboss and stem in Mint Macaron, cut out, add to card front using dimensional; stamp greeting in Versamark, gold emboss, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Blushing Bride – 1/4 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into slants on both sides, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off

All ready to send out!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Check out our latest collection…

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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sending Smiles
Paper: Basic White, Mint Macaron, Abstract Beauty DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Mint Macaron, Blushing Bride, Versamark
Other: Sending Dies, Gilded Gems, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 34 – Happy

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

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Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Ombre Specialty Paper (blue) – 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Abstract Beauty DSP (blue/pink/gold print) – 3 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Night of Navy and Marvelous Magenta, cut out with tag, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Double up piece of gold Simply Elegant Trim, tie into bow, add to tag
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Good feelings
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Abstract Beauty DSP, Ombre Specialty Paper
Ink: Night of Navy, Marvelous Magenta
Other: Tailor Made Tags Dies, Simply Elegant Trim, Gilded Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

IM225 – Let’s Set Sail

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It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s a modern metal wallhanging…

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How serene!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic Grey – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • All Together DSP (black/white dotted) – 1 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic Whit e- 3 1/3 x 4 3/4, stamp water shadow at top in Basic Grey, to the left in Memento Black and bottom right in Versamark and White Emboss
  • Basic Black, Basic Grey, Silver Foil – punch out sailboats, add Basic Grey and Basic Black to card front, add silver using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – 7/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Let’s Set Sail
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Basic Grey, All Together DSP, Silver Foil
Ink: Memento Black, Basic Grey, Versamark
Other: Sailboard Builder Punch, Silver Embossing Powder, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Favorite New Accessory

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite new accessory from the annual catalog!  I picked the Hues of Happiness DSP and Glossy Dots – LOVE the Glossy Dots!

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Here’s the details…

  • Blushing Bride – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic Whit e- 3 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Hues of Happiness DSP (multicolor print) – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Hues of Happiness DSP (red/yellow flower print) – cut out 3 large flowers in different colors, cut out 3 double leaves, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Early Espresso – 5/8 x 4 1/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss add to card front using dimensionals
  • add some medium pink Glossy Dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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“Cup of tea” is an expression that is used to describe something you like, something you are good at or something you enjoy doing.   And we know stampers have GREAT taste!  So, sit back, relax, and enjoy our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION of tutorials with their bright, fresh In-Colors and fun tea-theme images!  We’ve paired the Cup of Tea Stamp Set and Teacups Dies with the Tea Boutique Designer Paper to create the perfect projects for your upcoming launch or catalog parties, or to make for yourself!  Our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION has FOUR cards, ONE inventory project, and ONE gift project for a total of SIX tutorials that are overflowing with fun!  See more details here!

Set(s): Happiness Abounds
Paper: Basic White, Blushing Bride, Early Espresso, Hues of Happiness
Ink: Versamark
Other: Glossy Dots, White Embossing Power, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Lori has been up to!

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Cactus Cuties

Happy Thursday! This week it’s color inspiration time…

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I had thought Cactus Cuties would work with this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pear Pizzazz – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pear Pizzazz – 3 x 4 1/4, run through the stripes embossing folded, add piece of Artfully Composed DSP 1/2 x 4 1/4, behind panel, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out large tag, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp pots and flowers in Calypso Coral, short plants in Pear Pizzazz and tall cactus in Just Jade, cut everything out, layer, add to card front
  • Pear Pizzazz – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut on slant, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie small bow in Jade/Gold ribbon, add to tag
  • Add two Gilded Gems to finish off

All ready to send out!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Check out our latest collection…

Set(s): Cactus Cuties
Paper: Basic White, Pear Pizzazz, Artfully Composed DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Pear Pizzazz, Just Jade, Calypso Coral
Other: Stripes & Splatters Embossing Folders, Tailor Made Tag Dies, Gilded Gems, Jade/Gold Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 33 – Happy

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

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Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Night of Navy – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Brights DSP Paper Pack (Daffodil print) – 2 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – 1/2 x 3 – stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut into slant on both sides, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Ombre Specialty Paper – Blue – punch out main bird base and two (lighter) wings, and two (lighter) 1/8″ circle, punch out belly and peek in yellow, layer everything together, add to card front using diemensionals
  • Stamp music notes twice in Daffodil Delight
  • Add 2 yellow Glossy Dots to card front to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

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“Cup of tea” is an expression that is used to describe something you like, something you are good at or something you enjoy doing.   And we know stampers have GREAT taste!  So, sit back, relax, and enjoy our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION of tutorials with their bright, fresh In-Colors and fun tea-theme images!  We’ve paired the Cup of Tea Stamp Set and Teacups Dies with the Tea Boutique Designer Paper to create the perfect projects for your upcoming launch or catalog parties, or to make for yourself!  Our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION has FOUR cards, ONE inventory project, and ONE gift project for a total of SIX tutorials that are overflowing with fun!  See more details here!

Set(s): Rainbow of Happiness, Sweet Songbird
Paper: Basic White, Night of Navy, Daffodil Delight, Brights DSP Paper Pack, Ombre Specialty Paper
Ink: Night of Navy, Daffodil Delight
Other: Songbird Builder Punch, Glossy Dots, 1/8″ Hole Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

IM224 – Artfully Layered

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It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s a colorful print…I decided to do a slimline card front this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 7 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – stamp largest leaf in Just Jade, cut out that and the largest detail leaf die, add to card front
  • Shaded Spruce – 1/2 x 5 1/2, cut slants on both ends, add to card front
  • Gold Metallic Paper – cut out medium detailed leaf and keep the little pieces in there – add to card front
  • Calypso Coral – stamp leaf in Calypso Coral, cut out, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3/4 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting in Versamark, gold emboss, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

Set(s): Artfully Layered
Paper: Basic White, Petal Pink, Calypso Coral, Shaded Spruce, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Calypso Coral, Just Jade, Versamark
Other: Tropical Layers Dies, Gilded Gems, Gold Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Happy You Are Here

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite preoder set!  I used an adorable Hostess set…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Crumb Cake – 4 x 5 1/4, run top third through the Splatters Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Blushing Bride – 1 x 5 1/2, add the film strip edge from the Blooming Happiness Dies, add to card front
  • Tahitian Tide – 3 x 4, add to card front
  • Incolor DSP – Sweet Sorbet dotted – 3 x 3 3/4, add to card front on an angle
  • Basic White – cut out Stitched Circle (Stylish Shapes dies), ad to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp chair with dog in Smoky Slate, color with Blend, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals – note…I traced around the dog with the fine point of the Basic Grey Marker so that it would stand out more
  • Blushing Bride – stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut out with Stitched Banner, tie a bow in the 1/8″ Sweet Sorbet Metallic Woven Ribbon, add behind banner, add banner to card front using diemsnionals
  • Add some of the light blue Glossy Dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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“Cup of tea” is an expression that is used to describe something you like, something you are good at or something you enjoy doing.   And we know stampers have GREAT taste!  So, sit back, relax, and enjoy our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION of tutorials with their bright, fresh In-Colors and fun tea-theme images!  We’ve paired the Cup of Tea Stamp Set and Teacups Dies with the Tea Boutique Designer Paper to create the perfect projects for your upcoming launch or catalog parties, or to make for yourself!  Our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION has FOUR cards, ONE inventory project, and ONE gift project for a total of SIX tutorials that are overflowing with fun!  See more details here!

Set(s): Sit Stay Relax (Hostess Set)
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Tahitian Tide, Blushing Bride, Incolor DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate, BLENDS:  Tahitian Tide, Smoky Slate, Cinnamon Cider
Other: Stylish Shapes Dies, Blooming Happiness Dies, 1/8″ Sweet Sorbet Metallic Woven Ribbon, Stripes & Splatters Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Lori has been up to!

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Flowing Flowers

Happy Thursday! This week it’s sketch inspiration time…

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Such a great sketch…

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Here’s the details…

  • Sahara Sand – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • All Together DSP – THREE pieces 1 1/2 x 2 3/4, add to card front
  • Blushing Bride – 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out largest detailed Tropical Layers die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Flirty Flamingo – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut angle on each end, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some small Blushing Bride Adhesive Backed Hexagons to finish off

All ready to send out!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Check out our latest collection…

Collage

“Cup of tea” is an expression that is used to describe something you like, something you are good at or something you enjoy doing.   And we know stampers have GREAT taste!  So, sit back, relax, and enjoy our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION of tutorials with their bright, fresh In-Colors and fun tea-theme images!  We’ve paired the Cup of Tea Stamp Set and Teacups Dies with the Tea Boutique Designer Paper to create the perfect projects for your upcoming launch or catalog parties, or to make for yourself!  Our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION has FOUR cards, ONE inventory project, and ONE gift project for a total of SIX tutorials that are overflowing with fun!  See more details here!

Set(s): Flowing Flowers
Paper: Basic White, Sahara Sand, Blushing Bride, Flirty Flamingo, All Together DSP
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Tropical Layers Dies, Adhesive Backed Hexagons, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary